Title IX
Preventing and Reporting Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

Pikes Peak Community College is firmly committed to maintaining a work and learning environment where students, faculty, and staff are treated with dignity and respect. Sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and acts of discrimination are illegal, often demeaning for the individual student or employee, and can disrupt the College’s positive learning and working environment. As such, all members of the College community have a responsibility to be aware of what behaviors constitute these actions/offenses and to help create an environment free of harassment or discrimination.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Individuals affiliated with Pikes Peak Community College shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law (also known as “civil rights laws”), including protections against retaliation and for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

The College has designated Mr. Carlton Brooks, Executive Director of Human Resource Services as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures.

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact:

Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity OfficerDeputy Coordinator
C.R.J. Brooks
Executive Director of Human Resource Services
5675 South Academy Blvd., Box C-4
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
719.502.2600
Carlton.Brooks@ppcc.edu
Kim Hennessy
Assistant Director of Human Resource Services
5675 South Academy Blvd., Box C-4
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
719.502.2600
Kim.Hennessy@ppcc.edu